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How to: MIG Weld

How to MIG Weld. “A grinder and paint makes a welder what he ain’t” – My dad So, you want to MIG weld? The first thing you’re going to have to do is start criticizing other people’s welds on the internet. This is the first step, and the best part […]

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TIG Welding FAQ

TIG stands for Tungsten Inert Gas. Unlike MIG or ARC welding, TIG uses an electrode separate from the filler material. This electrode is called the tungsten, and different varieties of them have different welding characteristics. The inert gas is typically Argon, or sometimes Helium or a mixture.

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Blue Steel 32 Ford Roadster- AMBR Contender 2014

Every year at SEMA there’s always one car that is so over the top and amazingly clean that it blows us away. This year it was a custom 1932 Ford Roadster named “Blue Steel”. Sure 32 Fords have been done a million times, but few take it so far that it’s close to.. dare we say it… OCD clean? This 32 Ford definitely gives off the high-dollar, high-profile shop build. I was surprised when I got to talking to the guys responsible for the build that they weren’t from a big name SOCAL shop, but rather a bunch of friends that built the car in a tractor repair shop over the past year.